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In litigation matters involving complex financial issues, your expert must be more than a technician. You need a professional with excellent communication skills who can make the judge or jury understand the underlying financial issues. Our financial experts help plaintiff or defense attorneys communicate complex financial evidence to a judge or jury. Attorneys, corporations, closely-held businesses, partnerships and individuals have relied on Decosimo's litigation support team to analyze and present financial issues for nearly 40 years. While we perform detailed calculations and complex financial analyses, it is our ability to present financial evidence and expert testimony in an understandable way that sets us apart.
Decosimo provides litigation support services in cases involving:
When You Need a Heavyweight in Your Corner
Depend on Decosimo's litigation support group to provide you with the technical expertise and communication skills you need to succeed. With 40 years experience clarifying complex financial issues, attorneys consistently rely on us to present evidence and testimony before judges and juries in local, state, and federal courts, including the United States Tax Court. We have provided testimony in cases with damages ranging from thousands of dollars to tens of millions of dollars. We offer a dedicated, full-time litigation support team, having the experience, credentials and proven record of success to communicate complex financial information to a judge or jury.
Members of our litigation team hold the following certifications and licenses: Certified Public Accountant (CPA); Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA); Certified Business Appraiser (CBA); Business Valuator Accredited for Litigation (BVAL); Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV); Certified Internal Auditor (CIA); Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE); Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF); and Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
To maintain our knowledge of the trends, challenges and legislation affecting attorneys, businesses and individuals, our litigation support team actively participates in and supports key legal organizations, including the Litigation Counsel of America, American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), and state and local bar associations such as the Chattanooga Bar Association, the Memphis Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association and the Alabama State Bar. We frequently present on fraud and financial forensics and business valuation topics to state and local bar associations. In addition, we make similar presentations to national, state and local industry and professional groups.
We Can Help
When you need a heavyweight with the skills, experience and credentials to provide you with litigation support, contact Decosimo's litigation support professionals. We can help.
Business Valuation – In cases involving business valuation, our litigation support team helps determine the appropriate value of the business based on our experience and the use of proven methodologies in the development of our opinions. Valuation disputes can be both technically demanding and emotionally charged. We provide independent, objective, and credible opinions of value, and we communicate our results in a clear and understandable expert report. Learn more.
Deposition Assistance – Working with attorneys, we help develop the questions that uncover the most pertinent financial information during a deposition or cross-examination.
Data Analysis and Compilation – We help develop and present objective evidence that clearly shows the merits of a legal position. We also turn a seemingly overwhelming amount of data into evidence.
Economic Damage Analysis – Our litigation support team provides expert testimony in economic damage cases involving business losses, contractual disputes, wrongful termination, personal injury, wrongful death, gender discrimination, or any event which allegedly creates losses for a business or individual. Learn more.
Expert Witness Testimony – Our testimony experience includes business valuation disputes, economic damages in commercial litigation, valuations of intellectual property, and other complex accounting and financial issues. Nearly four decades of courtroom experience as expert witnesses makes us a regional leader in litigation support.
Evidence Assistance – Sometimes the answers are discovered by asking the right questions. With the experience to formulate the appropriate queries, we are able to establish precise and credible evidence.
Healthcare Litigation – When legal issues arise in the healthcare industry, financial experts are often needed. Decosimo healthcare advisors have the depth of experience required to figure out the complexities of healthcare contracts and transactions, vital in forming expert opinions to assist with managing healthcare litigation. Learn more.
Decosimo is an independently owned and operated member firm of both the Moore Stephens North America (MSNA) association of member firms and the Moore Stephens International Limited (MSIL) network of member firms. Neither MSNA nor MSIL provide services to clients. Decosimo is a separate and distinct legal entity, subject to the laws and professional regulations of the jurisdictions in which it operates, and is not authorized to obligate or bind MSNA, MSIL, or any other member firm of MSNA or MSIL. Decosimo is liable only for its own acts or omissions and not those of any other person or entity including MSNA, MSIL and other member firms of MSNA and MSIL.